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Up-to-date news and info about the Chicago Blackhawks, including news from regarding player movement to/from the minors, the draft, and trades

Blackhawks Hire Waite As Goaltending Coach

The Blackhawks have hired Jimmy Waite as their new goaltending coach. He’s a former Hawks goalie and the brother of Stephane Waite, who left the organization after the 2012-13 season. Jimmy Waite, 45, was selected by the Blackhawks with the … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign Kyle Cumiskey

On Wednesday, the Blackhawks agreed to a one-year deal with defenseman Kyle Cumiskey. Tweet

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Blackhawks Sign Brad Richards

Darren Dreger was the first to report the Chicago Blackhawks have signed veteran center Brad Richards to a one-year, $2M deal. Tweet

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Blackhawks Re-Sign Peter Regin

The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed veteran center Peter Regin. Tweet

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Avalanche Sign Jarome Iginla

The Colorado Avalanche have reportedly signed forward Jarome Iginla to a three-year deal. Iginla gets $5.5M, $5.5M and $5M in each of three years with COL. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 1, 2014   Tweet

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Wild Sign Thomas Vanek

The Minnesota Wild have reportedly signed forward Thomas Vanek to a three-year deal worth $6.5M per. Tweet

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Jason Spezza Dealt To Dallas

As free agency gets set to officially open, the Ottawa Senators made the first big splash of the day. Jason Spezza has been dealt to Dallas for Alex Chiasson, Alex Guptill and Nick Paul and a second round pick in 2015. … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Trade Brandon Bollig

The Blackhawks traded forward Brandon Bollig to the Calgary Flames for the 83rd overall selection in the third round of the 2014 NHL Draft. Moving Bollig saves the Blackhawks $1.25M against the cap for the next three years. Tweet

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Blackhawks Make Coaching Change

After selecting Nick Schmaltz in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft, the Blackhawks confirmed that goaltending coach Steve Weeks will not return next year. Coach Joel Quenneville said it was his decision to make the chance. Weeks was … Continue reading

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2014 NHL Draft: Round One

1. Florida Panthers – Aaron Ekblad, D, Barrie (OHL) 2. Buffalo Sabres – Sam Reinhart, C, Kootenay (WHL) 3. Edmonton Oilers – Leon Draisaitl, C, Prince Albert (WHL) 4. Calgary Flames – Sam Bennett, C, Kingston (OHL) 5. New York … Continue reading

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